Diane Lane has signed on to star in an adaptation of Laura Lippman’s 2004 novel Every Secret Thing, which will mark the narrative directorial debut of documentary filmmaker Amy Berg, who’s best known for West of Memphis.
Nicole Holofcener is writing the screenplay, which revolves around two 11-year-old girls who are convicted of murdering a baby. They are sent to prison until they turn 18, although, when they are released, other children start to go missing. As the police question the two girls again, the mystery surrounding the original crime begins to unravel. Diane Lane will play the mother of one of the girls, who knows that her daughter is a cunning liar.
It isn’t know exactly when the film might shoot. (Source: Variety)